Dr. Kyle Pae is committed to maintaining the highest
standards of privacy with respect to any information you provide us, whether
in our office or on this website. Maintaining the integrity of your
personal information is not only our commitment to you, it is also our legal
responsibility under privacy legislation governing the privacy of
information and patient confidentiality by health care practitioners in
We will not collect personally identifiable information about you other than
that which you have specifically and knowingly provided to us.
We will not distribute, sell, share or otherwise disclose personally
identifiable information with any third party, unless the disclosure of
information occurs during the normal course of providing comprehensive
vision care, such as referral to a specialist, communication with your
family physician, or billing to your private health insurance company or to
the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP); or when it is required by law, or
when it is required by the regulatory body governing the profession of
optometry as mandated by the RHPA, Regulated Health Professions Act.
In certain cases, such as billing to the Ontario Health Insurance Plan for
services covered by OHIP, your consent will be considered implicitly given
when you provide us with your Ontario Health Card at your eye examination.
In other cases, such as communication with a specialist or your family
physician, or billing to your private health insurance company, information
about you will only be shared with your expressed consent and permission.
Although the statements herein are intended to provide a general overview of
be obtained from our office. If you require clarification of any privacy
issue, or if you have any specific comments, questions or complaints
regarding the privacy of your information, please forward your written
Privacy Information Officer
Dr. Kyle Pae
176 Yonge Street
Lower Concourse Level
of The Bay,
Toronto Eaton Centre
Dr. Kyle Pae is the designated Privacy Information Officer.